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trying to align shifting text boxes

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Old May 18th, 2010, 06:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.access.reports
mark kubicki
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Default trying to align shifting text boxes

my report has a number of columns and in 2 of them are a quantity of text
boxes stacked vertically on top of each other

in a perfect world, the data would stack INDEPENDANTLY in each column
(without aligning across the columns)
textbox 1a texbox 2a
textbox 1a texbox 2b
textbox 1b texbox 2b
textbox 1c texbox 2c

not like this:
textbox 1a texbox 2a
textbox 1a
textbox 1b texbox 2b
texbox 2b
textbox 1c texbox 2c

my question is 2:
1 - is the above formatting possible?
2 - (2) of my textboxes -(1) in column 1 and (1) in column 2
(neither are the first in the column
have the exact same top of box position, and the same height
yet the TB in col 2 is being forced to start in alignment
with the bottom of the TB in col 1
- any thoughts on why this is happening?

many thanks in advnce,


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